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Re: [IP] Arnica cream?


I am new to insulin-pumpers and must have missed the earlier conversation
but exactly what
arnica cream is supposed to do for you?


-----Original Message-----
From: Vixen <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2000 9:32 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Arnica cream?

>> The bottle said only use on UNBROKEN skin.  I don't have a pump for my
>> yet but wouldn't pump bumps apply as broken skin from the hole where the
>> needle was in.
>> Also, is there a diff between cream and gel?
>I just went & got mine out of the cupboard...it's Nelsons Arnica Cream, for
>healing & soothing bruises & sore muscles.  The tube I've got does not
>any warning about use on broken skin, just the usual "avoid contact with
>eyes, keep out of the reach of children" stuff.    Aside from the arnica
>itself, it seems to be made up of a base of almond oil, avocado oil, &
>butter...sounds almost like a tanning product.  Most such products that
>seen do not specify any problems pertaining to use on broken skin.  (No, I
>am not a "tanner"...I'm a redheaded "burner", so my summer supplies include
>serious types of "aftersun" items to help out the skin that somehow was not
>fully protected by layers of high-powered sunscreen!)
>Nelsons is the British company that produces the Bach Flower Remedies, so
>I'd imagine that most places or websites that carry these would have it.
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